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1. consumerism

noun. ['kənˈsuːmɝˌɪzəm'] a movement advocating greater protection of the interests of consumers.

Synonyms

  • movement
  • effort
  • crusade
  • cause
  • campaign

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • pull
  • attract
  • closing

Etymology

  • -ism (English)
  • consumer (English)

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Rhymes with Consumerism

  • abolitionism
  • absenteeism
  • absolutism
  • activism
  • adventurism
  • adventurism
  • agrarianism
  • alcoholism
  • altruism
  • amateurism
  • americanism
  • anachronism
  • aneurism
  • anglo-catholicism
  • animism
  • antagonism
  • anthropomorphism
  • anti-catholicism
  • anti-catholicism
  • antidisestablishmentarianism

How do you pronounce consumerism?

Pronounce consumerism as kənˈsumərˌɪzəm.

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Sentences with consumerism


1. Noun, singular or mass
The week after Thanksgiving is marked by a lot of consumerism.

Quotes about consumerism


1. My hope is that people will be repulsed by the character's complete lack of ethics and obsession with consumerism - that's what I was saying about the difference between the character's message and the film's message.
- Christian Bale

2. consumerism

noun. ['kənˈsuːmɝˌɪzəm'] the theory that an increasing consumption of goods is economically beneficial.

Antonyms

  • retreat

Etymology

  • -ism (English)
  • consumer (English)
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